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Teen Park survivor David Hogg calls for a Spring Break boycott of Florida until the gun laws change

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David Hogg says that he is tired of politicians ‘ promises, demands action to end mass executions.

One of the toe of the survivors of the Florida school shooting suggested on Saturday that the tourists stay away from the state to the gun control measures are enacted.

“Let’s make a deal do NOT come to Florida for spring break, unless gun legislation is passed. These [politicians] don’t listen to us so maybe [they] listen to the billion dollar tourism industry in FLORIDA,” tweeted David Hogg, a 17-year-old senior and student-reporter at marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in parkland, Florida.

Let’s make a deal do NOT come to Florida for spring break, unless gun legislation is passed. These politions do not listen to us, so maybe it is you listen to the billion-dollar tourism industry in FLORIDA. #neveragain

— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) February 24, 2018

Hogg — who has been a major player in the student-activist movement staging protests in Florida calling for stricter gun laws — sent a tweet to his followers, who now number more than 300,000.

Hogg — whose Twitter bio describes him as a “film maker, entrepreneur, surfer, co — founder of the student mobilization group will Never Again MSD, the making of the #neveragain hashtag online and calling for a ban on certain weapons and improved care for the mentally ill since a shooter slaughtered 17 people on the Parkland high school on Valentine’s day. “MSD” refers to the Park school.

Alleged teen shooter, Nikolas Cruz, an AR-15 and had a history of emotional problems, according to researchers. Cruz was arrested and charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

Wendy Glaab, 60, of Fonthill, Ontario, Canada, was one of the first to respond to his tweet. “I love a lot of Canadians travel to Florida from time to time to escape our winter. I can’t speak for others, but I will not return to meaningful gun control legislation is in place.”

Glaab told The Associated Press on Saturday that her sister is the owner of real estate in Fort Lauderdale and she is able to visit any time they choose.

“A better Idea: Spend your spring break in Puerto Rico, it is a beautiful place with great people. They could really use the economic aid that the government has provided,” Hogg followed in a separate tweet.

Better Idea: Spend your spring break in Puerto Rico, it is a beautiful place with great people. They could really use the economic aid that the government has not provided. #SpringBreak2018 #SBinPurtoRico #itsspelled PUERTO RICO

— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) February 24, 2018

It is too early to say how strong the aftermath of the massacre could affect the country’s wider gun debate.

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference that people advocate for stricter gun control, the operation of the Florida shooting.

President Donald Trump has suggested some teachers may be armed, so they could fire on the attackers. However, Trump has also called for raising the minimum age for the purchase of semi-automatic rifles, a move the NRA has opposed.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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